Here are some pictures of the weir at Glasgow Green taken one cold Sunday afternoon
in November. The presentation will play through, or you can select individual images.
At this stage of the tide it would be possible for a small craft, like an inflatable,
to make it over the weir from the non-tidal into the tidal section of the river,
particularly since, on the Greendyke Street side, there are wooden steps.
However, while such a manoeuvre is fine to contemplate, I wouldn’t try it unless
under special circumstances. On a nice day like this The Clyde looks benign. But
really, in common with most large rivers, it’s dangerous and should always be treated
with respect. The main hazards are: sub-surface weeds, strong currents and pathogenic